Post-Brexit Britain should introduce ambitious limits and policies to be a global leader on clean air.
Posts Tagged: Pollution
It’s easy to pledge nice-sounding achievements in the far future, but irresponsible not to explain the costs now.
There are clearly dangers in accepting the terms set out by green activists – who essentially argue that we can only protect the environment by slowing growth.
WATCH: As Labour declares a “climate emergency”, Gwynne struggles to say if he opposes new coal mines
The Shadow Local Government Secretary won’t say if a Labour council in Cumbria was right or wrong to give approval to such a development.
Fittingly, the Black Country, synonymous with the heavy industry of the Industrial Revolution, aims to take the lead in building this new science of reclamation.
With Westminster, Holyrood, and City Hall all setting overlapping rules, confusion and expense are sure to follow.
The last in a series of three extracts from a new book of essays from Conservative Friends of International Development and Save the Children.
We have demonstrated in government that, with rigorous dedication to competition and innovation, this conservative mission can be fulfilled.
Public health and environmental health look the likeliest sources. Shifting everyone to the equivalent of PAYE and taxing the biggest businesses must also be targets.
Let’s have each local store publish its waste levels to help consumers choose where to shop. And let’s have food manufacturers publish their waste levels too.
This second piece in our mini-series assessing his performance at DEFRA argues that he has taken a few strong first steps – but that real results are needed.
Voters, economic reality and climate change all press for further action. Here’s what we could and should do to make our land even greener and more pleasant.
Unless we change how we think, speak and apply lower taxes, the Labour cry of ‘tax cuts for the rich’ will remain a powerful slogan.
Tony Lodge: Our growing reliance on electricity imports risks price rises – and threatens our security
The tactic is the product of a generation of failed energy policies. But imported supply is set to become more expensive, not less.
To hit our decarbonisation targets, to restore a once-proud industry, and to support renewables, we need to expand conventional and innovative nuclear technologies.